INTERNATIONAL

OECD guidance on an IATA for eye hazard potential

 

EUROPE

REACH…

…New IT tools available from ECHA (including for REACH registrations)

…ECHA report on using read-across for nanomaterials

…Other items of interest

Classification and labelling…

…Proposals for harmonised classification and labelling

..New online tools available to submit information to poison centres

Biocidal Products Regulation

…New draft guidance on disinfection by-products (DBPs)

…Opinions adopted on active substances

EFSA evaluates benzoic acid and simple benzoates

Supporting data for vitamin D dietary reference values sent to EFSA

Cyanotoxins reviewed for EFSA

EFSA sets a group health-based guidance value (HBGV) for zearalenone and its modified forms

EFSA evaluates potassium polyaspartate for use in wine

EFSA assesses the safety of monomethylsilanetriol (MMST) as a food ingredient

EFSA concludes on foramsulfuron, imazamox and pendimethalin

EFSA draft renewal assessment reports (RARs) on oxasulfuron and thiram

Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety opinion on phenoxyethanol in cosmetics

EFSA assessments on several animal feed additives

Herbal product assessments from EMA

RIVM updates bisphenol A (BPA) dataset

VKM risk assessments of substances in food supplements and energy drinks

Danish EPA evaluates fragrance sensitisers

 

UNITED KINGDOM

COT April meeting

 

UNITED STATES

Outcome of the 138th meeting of the CIR Expert Panel

 

REST OF THE WORLD

APVMA issues public release summary on bixafen and prothioconazole

NICNAS releases reports on industrial chemicals

TGA final decisions on chemicals